U.S. banking regulators seeking to prevent another global financial meltdown are set to impose new minimums for capital amid predictions that smaller lenders will get easier terms.
Jacob Smith, a 25-year-old Florida firefighter, wasn’t paying much attention to the U.S. government shutdown until it threw his move to a new three-bedroom home near Daytona Beach into limbo.
President Barack Obama will have a stronger hand to push through environmental, financial and other regulations after the Senate voted to let a simple majority confirm most presidential nominees.
Global banks that failed to convince U.S. regulators last year they could go bust without destroying the financial system got another chance this week to submit plans for a safe demise.
President Barack Obama will have more leverage to regulate the energy and financial-services industries under a Senate rule change that will let a simple majority confirm most presidential nominees.
"These moves are positive for housing and positive for expanding mortgage credit availability."
- Jaret Seiberg on Oct 17, 2014